Practical Observations on Angling in the River Trent by Charles SnartPractical Observations on Angling in the River Trent by Charles Snart

Practical Observations on Angling in the River Trent

byCharles Snart

Paperback | February 1, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1801. Excerpt: ... Il8 OBSERVATIONS &C. inspires. If the smallest blade of grass excites our wonder, and mocks our feeble imitation, what a rich and inexhaustible fund of delight, must the whole animal and vegetable kingdom afford when the volume of nature, is presented to our view arrayed in.the most captivating dress. Not a tree, A plant, a leaf, a blossom, but contains A folio volume. We may read and read And read again, and still find something new, Something to please, & something to instruct. E'en in the stumble weed. It is a general observation that anglers are men of patient and quiet dispositions. Are such men fond of angling, or has the amusement this influence on the mind? A.NGLING closely connected with na-tural history 116 Angler must be an attentive observer of nature 114 Angler's dress 83--apparatus 74 Ant fly for dace,58 Appeal to experienced anglers, nott. 78 Artificial flies, the names arbitrary and pro-vincial 115--hints for a list of, proper for the Trent 115 reasons for omitting them 115 Ash used for rods 86 B Bad effects of continuing long in the water 80 Baits recommended. 102 Bait pans 75 Baiting-needles....... 76-----vctsel. 28 L Barbel, how to angle for... caution in angling for.. Bamboo cane excellent for fine tops Basket-fishing, or pannier... Bleak Bracken clock, an excellent fly for dibbling Bream carp........ great quantity taken-white 28 3 86 76 59 59 54 8 55 Brier makes good tops 87 Bullet condemned in barbel fishing, note 33 C Canon, or downhill fly 71 Canvas and woollen bags.... 75 Carp, how to angle for.... 38 Cautions against continuing long in the water 80----drinking water or flatulent li-' quors when hot..... 79-heating yourself by walking too fast........ 79 sitting upon the ground. 80 taking the bark from hazels 88 Caution against ...
Title:Practical Observations on Angling in the River TrentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:22 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217532101

ISBN - 13:9780217532105